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Guarantees sought from Bombardier for its CRJ workforce in Northern Ireland after Mitsubishi sale announcement

Workforce will be angered that sale was announced without any recourse to trade unions or even management in Belfast Sale opens door to new markets for Mitsubishi but raises concerns for long-term security of approximately 350 jobs Susan Fitzgerald, Unite … Continue reading

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Concern that temporary closure of Moy Park line in Ballymena will be permanent with loss of up to 400 jobs

April 3rd: Latest jobs cull in Ballymena is driven by reckless greed and comes at a time of swelling corporate profits Workers left with little confidence in management promises made while company’s corporate executives face US trial Sean McKeever, Unite Regional … Continue reading

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Urgent meeting with Flybe management sought for assurances for Northern Ireland workforce

April 3rd: Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union, which represents over 450 workers at regional airline Flybe is seeking an urgent, high level meeting with the company’s management to minimise job losses at Flybe and provide reassurances about the … Continue reading

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Bombardier bosses must remove threat of compulsory redundancies hanging over Northern Ireland workforce

Up to a hundred compulsory redundancies planned despite large numbers having their applications for voluntary redundancy rejected Workforce are questioning why Northern Ireland sites are facing the threat of compulsory redundancy while in Canada workers are being ‘reclassified’ rather than … Continue reading

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Workforce hopeful another airline can be found to take on City of Derry airport contract for London flights

Last week’s PSO extension means that Stansted service is highly attractive to potential alternative airlines Speaking on behalf of his union’s members in City of Derry airport, Gareth Scott, Regional Officer for Unite expressed his hopes that an airline could … Continue reading

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